10 km south-east of Kirkwood and north of the Sunday's River. The name recorded as early as 1778 is of Khoikhoi origin and means 'yellow wood tree. The farm Geelhoutboom is a Dutch translation from Khoikhoi.
• South African Place Names by Peter E. Raper
Last updated : 22-Sep-2016
This article was produced for South African History Online on 14-Sep-2016